COPD 2016: Pulmonary hypertension in COPD: Is it always the consequence of end-stage disease?_Monika Szturmowicz_National Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Research Institute, Poland

Monika Szturmowicz


Pulmonary hypertension (PH) defined as an average resting pulmonary arterial pressure (mPAP) equal to or greater than 25 mm Hg (measured directly), is found in 50% of patients with end-stage COPD. In most cases, a slight pH is observed. However, in 2 to 7% of patients, a severe pH (defined as mPAP> 35 mm Hg or CI

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